The case for subsidized jobs
Indi Dutta-Gupta of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality's big idea for turning Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) into an effective recession-fighting tool.
What to read:
"Recession ready: Fiscal policies to stabilize the American economy" by Heather Boushey, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh, Brookings
"'If the goal was to get rid of poverty, we failed': the legacy of the 1996 welfare reform" by Dylan Matthews, Vox
"The Legacy of the TANF Emergency Fund" by LaDonna Pavetti, Ph.D.
"Why politicians should promise every American a job" by Matthews Yglesias, Vox
Indi Dutta-Gupta (@IndivarD), Co-Executive Director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty & Inequality
Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox
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